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Magic host Timberwolves in basketball action

Minnesota TimberwolvesOrlando Magic
Feb 13, 7:00 PM | Amway Center

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Orlando Magic Odds

13-15TEAM RECORD17-11

Bettors will be looking to hit pay dirt on Monday when the Magic try to run the Timberwolves off the court at Amway Center in pro hoops action.

The Magic sit at 17-11 (15-13 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Timberwolves are currently 13-15 (15-13 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Orlando is 13-14-1 OU, and Minnesota is 12-15-1 OU.

View Minnesota vs Orlando Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back the visiting Timberwolves before tip-off in this one will find them as 6.5-point underdogs, while the total sits at 190.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game pits the Magic, currently No. 16 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the Timberwolves, who rate No. 9 in the most recent survey. Meanwhile, math and computer handicapping models run on this game predict a 97-95 victory for the Magic.

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How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Orlando's No. 9-rated squad against Minnesota's No. 3-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Orlando rates No. 1 in the league with 9.9 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 15 with 6.5 per outing.

Defensively, the Timberwolves feature the league's No. 10-rated defense on the road, allowing 94 points per game. Orlando, meanwhile, comes in at No. 19 in the league in scoring at home.

Minnesota lost its last outing, a 100-98 result against the Knicks on February 11. The Timberwolves failed to cover in that game as a 6.5-point favorite, while the 198 combined points took the game OVER the total. The Timberwolves got a terrific 32-point performance from Kevin Love but New York handed them a 100-98 defeat on Saturday at Target Center.

Orlando won its last outing, a 99-94 result against the Bucks on February 11. The Magic covered in that game as a 1.5-point favorite, while the 193 combined points took the game OVER the total. Milwaukee was victimized by Jason Richardson for 31 points as the Magic defeated the Bucks 99-94 in NBA action on Saturday.

Minnesota Timberwolves Trends:
When playing on Monday are 2-8
Before playing Charlotte are 0-10
After playing New York are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4

Orlando Magic Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Philadelphia are 6-4
After playing Milwaukee are 8-2
After a win are 5-5

A few Timberwolves at Magic trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Minnesota's last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 7 games when playing Orlando
Minnesota is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Orlando is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Minnesota
Orlando is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Orlando's last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Orlando's last 7 games when playing Minnesota

Next up:
Minnesota home to Charlotte, Wednesday, February 15
Orlando home to Philadelphia, Wednesday, February 15

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